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Remote Control
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Remote Control

By McNab, Andy

Bath: Chivers Press. Fair in Very Good dust jacket; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks . inside. Missing front endpaper, DJ protected by clear library sleeve. ; . Heavy book. Orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine.. 1998. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; Nick Stone Missions; Vol. 1; 480 pages; ISBN 075401181X. Nick Stone, ex SAS, now a K working for British Intelligence on deniable operations, discovers the seemingly senseless murder of a fellow SAS soldier and his family in Washington DC. Only a seven-year-old daughter, Kelly, has survived and the two of them are soon on the run from unidentified pursuers. The worrying thing for Stone is he doesn't know which of them is the target. ; 075401181X .

$21.70

Staring At The Light
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Staring At The Light

By Fyfield, Frances

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Maroon cloth boards with gilt . lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears . unread. DJ photograph by Jonathan Ring. Heavy book and priced accordingly.. 2000. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 456 pages; Someone has stolen the only person John Smith has ever loved, his twin brother Cannon, and Johnny will stop at nothing to get him back. In an attenpt to avoid Johnny's destructive brotherly affections, Cannon, sometime bomb-maker and artist, turns to Sarah Fortune, a lawyer who has turned helping the needy into her own kind of art form. Sarah hides Cannon's wife for him, but cannot save herself from becoming the victim of a madman's attentions. ; 0754014223 .

$21.11

Courtney's Wench
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Courtney's Wench

By Montague, Jeanne

Skipton: Magna Large Print Books. Fair; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Light reading . and cover creases, missng front endpaper. ; Nice tight good reading copy. . Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book. 1994. First Edition Thus. Paperback. First Printing; 400 pages; In the 1680s sixteen-year-old Roxanna Raynal was on her way to the West Indies as a bride to a man she abhored. But before they could reach his Jamaican plantation their ship is seized by buccanneers and her husband killed by their leader, Dirk Courtney. Soon Roxanna, dazzled by this ruthless adventurer, would gain herself the title of Courtney's Wench. ; 1853894850 .

$14.46

Death Train
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Death Train

By MacLean, Alistair

Bath: Chivers Press. Fair in Very Good+ dust jacket; Ex library copy, usual stamps and marks . inside, missing front endpaper. Minor foxing to edges of reading block. ; . Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine.. 1990. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; 296 pages; The hunt is on when a consignment of radioactive material is stolen from a train traveling across Europe. ; 0862203848 .

$14.46

The Bay Of Angels
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The Bay Of Angels

By Brookner, Anita

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+; Minor shelf wear, small stain to fore edge of reading block. ; . Nice tight copy, no names inside.. 2001. Reprint. Paperback. Trade PB . First Printing; 264 pages; Zoe Cunningham is delighted when her widowed mother remarries, particularly as her new stepfather is amiable, generous, and the owner of a villa in Nice. However this new found happiness comes to an abrupt end when tragedy intervenes. ; 0754024369 .

$12.97

The Reluctant Ronin

By Melville, James

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued, minor foxing to . edges of reading block. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no . names or marks inside.. 1989. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; The Superintendent Otani Series; 304 pages; When the body of Mariannna van Wijk is found in the burned-out HQ of the local mob, it signals personal as well as professional problems for Superintendent Otani of the Hyogo Prefectorial police. After all, why was she carrying a photo of Otani's family? Etiquette demands that he takes a back seat in the investigation, but he maintains a guiding hand. With the disappearance of his son-in-law, who knew the dead girl, Otani finds that the mysterious death of the Dutch girl is a very tangled web indeed. ; 0745109500 .

$14.46

Death And The Epicure
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Death And The Epicure

By Laurence, Janet

Skipton, North Yorkshire: Magna Large Print Books. Fair with no dust jacket; Ex library copy, usual stamps and marks inside, . corners bumped with small rub to top of spine, missing front endpaper. ; . Satin finish pictorial boards.. 1994. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; 384 pages; When Darina Lisle is asked to write a cookery book for a West Country firm that imports gourmet delicacies she sees itr a san exciting challenge. And one that can be completed before she marries william Pigram, a detective with the Avon and Somerset police. But tragedy strikes in the firm's demonstration kitchen. Was it accident or murder? ; 0750507020 .

$14.46

Death Of A Nymph

By Delman, David

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued. ; Gloss pictorial . boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside.. 1991. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 248 pages; The Byrd School was established because ' the worls needs gracious women'. But that was over a century ago, and times have changed. The requirements for graduation now seem to be two years study of a foreign language and a one year nervous breakdown. Into this elite world of acadame comes murder and the Horowitzes, police officers who hunt , and are hunted by, a pyschopathic killer bent on reducing the number of American 'nymphs' to endangered species level. ; 0745112684 .

$14.46

Death Of A Dean

By Holt, Hazel

Bath: Chivers Press. Good+; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, some foxing to . edges of reading block. ; Cover protected by clear library sleeve.. 1997. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Ex-Library . First Printing; The Sheila Malory Series; 256 pages; Enjoying a holiday with her old friend TV actor, David Beaumont, Shiela Mallory hears some disturbing news: David's career is in the doldrums and he's heavily in debt and may have to sell his beautiful house. His only hope is his brother Francis, the Dean of Culminster Cathedral, who is unsympathetic. However when their elderly nanny dies in a fall the two brothers inherit a house and David's problems seem to be over. But Francis refuses to sell and is then fatally poisoned. Could David murder his own brother and was the nanny's fall realy an accident? ; 0745188796 .

$10.12

Rooney's Gold
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Rooney's Gold

By Lambot, Isobel

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued, corners lightly . bumped. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside.. 1991. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 248 pages; When is a cousin not a cousin? When she's been set up by a relative who is trying to get a larger share of an inheritance, at least that was Rick Jordan's plan. ; 0745112749 .

$18.80

If Death Ever Slept
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If Death Ever Slept

By Stout, Rex

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued, corners lightly . bumped and rubbed. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names or . marks inside.. 1989. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 277 pages; Surely a multi-millionaire could kick out his daughter-in-law without the help of Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin? She had a life of luxury, intrigue, and that leads to murder. ; 0745110088 .

$21.70

Business Unusual

By Heald, Tim

Bath: Chivers Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Missing DJ if issued, small scuff at base . of spine. ; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside.. 1991. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; 274 pages; Simon Bognor and his wife take a trip to Scarpington, quintessential sleepy middle England. He has been sent there to report back to his superiors at the Board of Trade. But on his third day there the President of the Scarpington Artisans' Lodge dies in the middle of a speech. Two days later, the barman of the Talbot dies when his house burns down. It becomes clear that Scarpington isn't as sleepy as it seems and that there's more to the Artisans' Lodge than meets the eye. ; 074511380X .

$15.91

Death in Ecstasy
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Death in Ecstasy

By Marsh, Ngaio

Bath: Chivers Press. Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket; Ex library copy with usual stamps and . marks inside. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Unclipped . DJ protected by clear library sleeve.. 1986. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; 345 pages; Called to the House of the Sacred Flame on Knocklatcher's Row, Scotland Yard's Inspector Alleyn must investigate the murder of a beautiful believer and unmasks an ungodly cult in the process. ; 0745170382 .

$18.80

Farther Afield
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Farther Afield

By Read, Miss

London: Magna Large Print Books. Fair; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, missing front . endpaper, tape repairs to badly split spine. ; Green gloss boards with . black lettering to cover and spine. Reading copy only. 1979. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; B&W Illustrations; 336 pages; The first day of the summer holidays and a fall down stairs leads to a broken arm, and a spell of recuperation in Crete, thanks to Miss Read's old friend, Amy. ; 0860092100 .

$10.85

Desolation Island
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Desolation Island

By O'Brian, Patrick

Bath: Chivers Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Gloss pictorial boards. Nice tight . copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 2001. Reprint. Hardcover. First Printing; The Aubrey and Maturin Series; Vol. 5; 526 pages; Governor Bligh of Bounty fame needs to be rescued, and the Royal Navy has the perfect man for the job: Captain Jack Aubrey. With his friend Stephen Maturin, Aubrey sets sail for Australia aboard the Leopard with a hold full of convicts, amongst them an attractive spy. But fates and an outbreak of illness aboard conspire to change his plans, and before long his undermanned frigate is being pursued into Antarctic waters by a Dutch man-of-war. ; 0754015440 .

$39.20

King's Exile
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King's Exile

By Fraser, Christine Marion

Skipton, North Yorkshire: Magna Large Print Books. Good+; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. ; Matt . pictorial boards. Heavy book.. 1990. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; The King's Series; Vol. 3; 483 pages; Winter 1917, the Grant family move to Renfrewshire to work at Dunmarnock House, home of Sir Richard Baird and his wife elizabeth. For Evie Grant, secretly pregnant by her lover Davie Grainger who is away fighting in the war, it is a worrying time as she has heard no news from him. Has he left her, or is he dead? ; 1850577919 .

$18.09

Myself My Enemy
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Myself My Enemy

By Plaidy, Jean

Bath: Chivers Press. Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Ex library copy with usual stamps and . marks inside, slightly loose in binding, split to top of spine, front . gutter starting. ; Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. DJ . artwork by Andrew Davies. Heavy book.. 1984. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . First Printing; The Queens of England Series; Vol. 1; 553 pages; The story of Queen Henrietta Maria, daughter of the murdered King of France and wife to King Charles I of England. Fiercely loyal to her husband throughout his doomed reign. ; 0862201101 .

$14.46

Gideon's Day
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Gideon's Day

By Marric, J J; (Creasey, John)

Leicester: Ulverscroft Large Print Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Ex hospital copy with small inkstamp . struck through on front endpaper, small ink name inside rear cover, some . water staining to DJ. ; First large print edition. Maroon cloth boards . with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy. Heavy book and priced . accordingly.. 1972. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First Printing; The George Gideon Series; Vol. 1; 343 pages; A day in the life of Detective Superintendant George Gideon of Scotland Yard as he investigates the brutal slaying of a young girl. The first story in what became a very popular series. ; 0854561382 .

$15.67

The Forest
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The Forest

By Rutherfurd, Edward

Bath: Chivers Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Green boards quarter bound black cloth . with silver gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names or marks . inside. Very heavy large print hardback and priced accordingly, appears . unread.. 2000. Reprint. Hardcover. First Printing; 1116 pages; The history and stories of the New Forest woven into a compelling fiction. ; 0754014290 .

$54.88

The Tin Can Tree
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The Tin Can Tree

By Tyler, Anne

Boston: G. K. Hall & Co. Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Ex library copy with usual stamps and . marks inside. ; Unbleached linen cloth boards with copper lettering to . spine. Nice tight copy. DJ artwork by Sheryl Lee White.. 1984. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Ex-Lib . 353 pages; After the death of his six year old sister, Simon is confused and lost, bewildered by his mother's strange behavior. But in the end he finds a way to rouse her from her apathy, and enables the whole community to continue with life. ; 0816137129 .

$14.46

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